Correctional Deputy - LATERAL ONLY
Company: Butte County Environmental Health
Posted on: May 14, 2022
This recruitment is for LATERAL APPLICANTS ONLY. You must be
currently working as a correctional officer in a correctional
facility where a California Corrections Standards Authority
approved test was administered prior to employment, and have one
(1) year of experience as a correctional officer.
Under general supervision of Shift Sergeant, maintains safety and
security of the staff, inmates, visitors and facility. Processes
and supervises inmates, providing a stable, coherent, and
predictable facility where inmates, staff and visitors are
relatively safe, and conditions are humane.
Essential Job Functions
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with
Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks,
knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows
is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide
a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.
Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and
may be required to perform additional, position-specific
- Maintains the safety and security of the staff, inmates,
visitors and facility; schedules and supervises inmate activities
and maintains discipline; may physically restrain uncooperative or
disruptive inmates and take steps to avert fights, assaults, riots
and escapes; conducts cell searches for contraband; conducts unit
safety checks; monitors cameras, fire extinguishers and smoke
detectors; inventories tools and supplies; accounts for inmates
under direct supervision..
- Provides care for inmates; dispenses and oversees meals;
provide security for the nursing staff who administers medications
and oversees inmate hygiene and showers; schedules medical,
counseling, personal and other appointments, and conducts visiting
sessions; schedules transportation for appointments and visits
outside of the facility; transports and arranges transport for
inmates; documents all transports; delivers mail and allows inmates
to make personal and legal phone calls.
- Conducts booking and release of inmates; searches inmates;
collects and inventories property; completes fingerprints and
photos; completes booking forms; upon release, returns all property
and notifies victims; distributes records appropriately.
- Interviews and classifies all new inmates; researches and
assesses criminal history and capabilities; assesses compatibility
of each new inmate with others in the facility and makes housing
assignments; re-classifies and re-arranges housing as required by
inmate behavior; may supervise and monitor offenders detained under
electronic surveillance program.
- Processes authorized release of individuals; maintains inmate's
property, financial and corrections records; files and distributes
- Supervises the cleaning and general maintenance of the
facility; assures that inmates clean cell areas; assigns inmates to
clean common areas, laundry and other maintenance details; directs
and controls inmates while performing the assigned cleaning tasks;
inspects areas and reports deficiencies; promotes acceptable
attitude and controls behavior.
- Supervises inmate work crews, and controls the safety of the
- Performs inspections of the correctional facility areas to
assure safety, security, and welfare of inmates and staff; assures
all areas of the facility are free of contraband.
- Responds to emergency and non-emergency radio calls;
interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects
in incidents; identifies and collects evidence; completes detailed
reports and required paperwork.
- Transports and processes prisoners; testifies in
- Testifies at court hearings and prepares reports and materials
requested and subpoenaed by the courts.
- Identifies, attends and conducts training and educational
programs and seminars.
- Maintains vehicles and equipment in clean and effective
- Effectively interacts with Sheriff's staff, County departments,
outside organizations and other law enforcement
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- High School diploma or equivalent GED certificate.
- Completion of a basic jail operations course approved by Board
of State Community and Corrections (BSCC) and an 832 PC course is
required within the one year probationary period.
- Valid State of California driver's license is
- Must obtain certification in CPR and First Aid within one
Additional qualifications for lateral transfers: Must be currently
working as a correctional officer in a correctional facility where
a California Corrections Standards Authority approved test was
administered prior to employment, and have one (1) year of
experience as a correctional officer.
POST CERTIFIED APPLICANTS: Applicants who have completed a
California Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training
(POST) certified, regular basic course within the last three years
and have passed a POST approved Entry-level Law Enforcement
examination may waive the California Corrections Standards
Authority written examination.
Special Requirements: All applicants must be 18 years of age or
older with the following exception: Person 17 years of age, but
less than 18, may apply but may not be appointed until they reach
18 years of age. Proof of minimum age requirements may be required.
Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who
is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Applicants must be
of good moral character and successfully pass a thorough background
investigation including polygraph, psychological examination,
fingerprinting, and records check. Incumbents in this class must be
willing to work irregular hours, holidays and weekends.
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements
- Work is performed in a smoke-free jail environment and
correctional facilities, and requires shift work. Work involves
intense concentration on activities going on around one's location
on a constant basis throughout the entire work shift.Work
occasionally involves personal danger, and exposure to hazardous,
uncontrollable and life-threatening situations can occur.This
position may require walking, running, lifting and climbing during
efforts to catch or subdue hostile individuals.
- Work is performed in internal and external environments with
exposure to inclement weather, and varying temperatures.
- Required to physically restrain persons.
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